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their roovs two days after sandy, in scenes reminiscent of katrina. also reports of a desperate search for two children, swept away from their mom in the storm surge. and then word that the death toll had nearly doubled to 14. it was becoming clear that staten island, a sleepy enclave best known as the name sake for the famous staten island ferry, was a world away from the rest of this city which today was getting moving again. so, we hopped in the car outside of our office in manhattan, expecting a journey that would be made very difficult by the city's maddening post-storm grid lock. instead, the real problems became getting gas. we drove around northern new jersey for hours encountering lines and frustrated people. >> aggravating. that storm did its thing. knocked out everything. >> reporter: we were only saved by some relatives of one of our colleagues who brought us a two-gallon jug of gas. >> just keep it. >> reporter: it's okay. finally, we arrived. and look at what we saw next from our window. >> the transformer blew up and took the whole store down. that's my open sign to the store. i
table, with representatives donna edwards and aaron schock, paul gigot, katrina vanden heuvel and greta van susteren. >>> hello, again. what a week in politics. with his victory in florida yesterday, president obama now has a sweep of the battlegrounds. 332 electoral votes. losing only indiana and north carolina from his 2008 total. the popular votes are still coming in. the president will come up about 8 million short of his 2008 tally. but, he's holding about 3 million advantage over mitt romney. we'll discuss how obama did and what's next for the gop and the governing challenges ahead? >>> but first, that friday afternoon bombshell. david petraeus resigns at the cia after the fbi uncovers his extramarital affair. pierre thomas is here with the latest. first came upon this several months ago. >> yes, it came to light after a woman in tampa tied to military got a peculiar, harassing e-mail. the woman was so concerned, she contacted the fbi, who, then, according to our sources, traced it back to paula broadwell, who wrote a book about petraeus. as the fbi continued to investigate, they
that has gone back and forth from louisiana, katrina, and new york for 9/11 and back. now back again the brotherhood of firefighters that is straight ahead. >> those are two cities that share tragedy, have tragedy in common. katrina down there. 9/11 up here. now another one with sandy. so that bond -- that fire truck certainly represents that. >>> also, we'll lighten the mood a little bit in "the skinny," she says, maybe not too much. she is going to be fine. talking about brooke burke from abc's "dancing with the stars," when the word "cancer" is involved, we'll have to send her our very best thoughts and warm wishes. details of her condition. she is going to be okay the important thing. stay tuned for details coming up on that in "the skinny". >> what her doctors are telling her. our prayers and thoughts go out to her and her family. first, victims and relatives of those who died were in the courtroom as a judge reaffirmed that jared loughner would never again be a free man. >> as part of a plea deal, loughner was sentenced to seven consecutive life terms plus 140 years. abc's matt
could hit $50 billion, second only to hurricane katrina. >> dozens of red cross volunteers from the bay area in new york now helping with disaster relief. 50 volunteers on 10 day to three week missions servinging people displaced or without supplies thousands landed in new york providing relief and organization. >> we're working in logistics and immediate yachl we're working in what we call care and shelter and providing high duration and a safe place for people to be. we're looking to support that. >> disney and abc making monday a day of giving for victims of sandy. disney kicking things off with a $2 million donation to the american red cross. ux help by texting to give $10 to the relief efforts. you can donate to the red cross by calling 1-800-help now or by going online to red cross.org/abc. >> economic news, october jobs report is out. candidates using it to try to win over voters before tuesday's election. rates picked up and analysts say that is because more people without jobs started looking for work. 171,000 new jobs were added to the economy. the president seized on the jobs
katrina. >> now a health study out links flu during pregnancy to autism. the study by researchers in denmark and the cdc looked at 97,000 children 8 to 14. researchers say mothers who reported having the flu during pregnancy were twice as likely to have a child with autism as those who did not report having the flu. the study does not suggest high fever or flu causes autism, many experts say there the correlation reinforces recommendation that all pregnant women should get the flu shot. >>> another study says children have higher risk of being hyperactive if their mothers constantly used a cell phone during pregnancy exposure during pregnancy impact fetal brain development and may cause hyperactivity that was the case in mice. memory was slightly decreased. >>> contra costa county health officials gearing up to convince smokers to quit for good this week during the 37th annual great american smoke-out. health services will offer it cans that include stress balls, cinnamon sticks and coupons for products that help smokers kick the habit. also lung screenings to detect early onset l
call that had to be made in new orleans after katrina with mardi gras. >> huge debate. the difference was -- the storm in august. mardi gras was in february. months between. now days between. >> i know. >> i don't know. i don't know. a tough call here. it is going to go on. the mayor said it is. those of you coming into the city to do it. run hard. run well. we'll be back with more after this. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now." informing insomniacs for two decades. >>> this morning on "world news now," a presidential promise of help in the heart of the hurricane devastation. >> president obama and new jersey governor chris christie stood side by side as they toured the destruction and talks with the victims of sandy. it's thursday, november 1st. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good thursday morning, i'm sunny hostin. paula faris is on assignment. >> always good to have you as the co-pilot here. >> so good to be here. >> there's power here and there's heat which is good. >> yes. both of which i do not have at home. >> soldiering through. welcome b
by new york's bravest following katrina. those tragedies kind of bonding those cities. nice to see that for sure. use all the help they can get. >> paying it forward coming full circle. >>> a half billion dollars worth of dreams, powerball players are lining up and dreaming of living large. what you told us that you would really do with $500 million. i have to say we appreciate the honesty. >> that's for sure. >>> also, the last dance. "dancing with the stars" crowns an all-star winner and all will be revealed coming up in "the skinny." don't want to miss that. >>> but we do begin with breaking news this morning about that horrific factory fire in bangladesh. >> this is hard to even get your mind around. police have arrested three managers and accused them of locking the doors so the workers could not get out. the 112 people died in the fire, records show workers made clothes for wal-mart, sears as well as our parent company disney. >> bangladesh police say the managers stopped workers from leaving saying the alarm was just a routine fire drill. police also questioned the company's
years, after katrina. back to you. >> all right, dan. >>> disturbing images still out there. we've been seeing the long unprecedented lines at gas stations all over the areas of devastation after hurricane sandy. and gas shortages could make getting to the polls tomorrow a challenge to voters inside the storm zone. abc's alex perez joins us from hasbrouck heights, new jersey. with the very latest on that critical situation. good morning, alex. >> reporter: hey, good morning, elizabeth. it's bright and early. and check this out. there's already a long line of cars waiting to get to the gas station down the street. but this station here, like so many others, they're completely tapped out from those trying to get their generators running but help from the federal government could not come soon enough. overnight, the relief's slowly rolling in. fema gas distribution tankers already at ten centers across new york and new jersey. others urge residents to finally fill up. the federal agency has delivered 8 million gases of gasoline and another 28 million gallons is headed to the region and tap
fraud was set up seven years ago, after hurricane katrina. >>> and cell service is getting better for people in the hurricane zone. almost 20% of cell sites in the region are still knocked out. but that's down from 25% a few days ago. >>> and apple's next small thing arrives today. the ipad mini hits stores, minus the worldwide frenzy of some other recent apple rollouts. these customers in tokyo were among the first to get their hands on the tablet this morning. apple is expected to sell more than 1 million this weekend. >> good times at apple. counting that money. >>> when we come back this morning, the last stand. the presidential candidates swing into the final four days of campaigning. >>> and new charges stemming from the jerry sandusky case. the accusations, a powerful penn state figure covered up the crimes. ♪ that'll save the day. ♪ so will bounty select-a-size. it's the smaller powerful sheet. the only one with trap + lock technology. look! one select-a-size sheet of bounty is 50% more absorbent than a full size sheet of the leading ordinary brand. use less. with the
hurricane katrina being there my beloved home state of mississippi walking in rubble. the coastline, unrecognizable. family members displaced for months. it took over a year for us to get back in the family home. so many people asking me the same question. does the rest of the country know? do they know what happened to us? does anyone care? that is why today is so meaningful. please give what you can. any amount. it's greatly appreciated. if you can't make a donation, please consider giving your time, volunteering, sending positive thoughts to those that have been affected by sandy. let them know we care by giving whatever. bless you. thank you. >> here is the information. text abc to 90999 to give $10. you can also call 1-800-help now. or go online for red cross.org/abc. >> coming up, research shows being healthy won'tness ily stop heart attacks so there is good news for hearts of health conscious people. >> looking at how many kids skip school to watch the giants parade. how much team pride cost the district. >> i'm still taking your questions on twitter and facebook. you can con
. wide spread damage will likely make it the largest u.s. relief efforts since hurricane katrina. >> san jose police at the scene of a suspected homicide. authorities received a hang up call around 5:30 from a home on evangeline drive. officers found a woman's body inside of the home. >> police in a small eastern indiana town are investigating the death of a young woman from the peninsula who attended college there. authorities say ter ease hyman was hit by a train ask killed while walking with friends around 1:15 this morning. hyman was a senior ate÷lt a sml quaker-affiliated school. >> investigators looking at a whether:/b[atters had anything to do with a two alarm fire in south san francisco on rock woothd drive at 10:00 this morning that damaged two homes before it was brought under control. neighbors say squatters have been scene in the neighborhood. >> redwood city electronic arts plan nose changes to a video game landing seven members of the navy s.e.a.l. team six in trouble. the navy punished s.e.a.l.s for consulting on the game. one was on a mission that killed osama bin laden
this is between katrina and metro airport stations, they are switching. if you take vta it is on a sunday schedule. eastbound 84 thornton stall in the right lane off the dumbarton bridge. northbound 680 north mission and fremont, -- debris in right lane causing cars to pull over, you may find slowing past that scene. >>> 6:21. >>> 9ers coach harbaugh picks his starting quarterback for this sunday's game. >>> first and happening now, let's give you a live picture of the macy's thanksgiving day parade in new york city underway now. gorgeous, sunny, kind of cold and kung fu panda doesn't seem to matter one bit. >> wow he's big. >> pablo sandoval, big in new york city. [ laughing ] >> we'll have more coming up. >>> check out this beautiful colorful sunrise from tamalpais, sausalito, san francisco to the south bay, gorgeous. temperatures warm, dallas 80, st. louis 70, 35 fargo, 37 great falls. upper 40s seattle and portland. one airport having issues, detroit flight arrival delays because of fog, a little rain around kansas city and seattle otherwise smooth sailing in san francisco, oakland and san jos
$146 billion washington provided after hurricane katrina. >> up next, nasa announces it's longest space flight and american astronauts that will take part in the mission. >> giants will get a record bonus every player is paid, including suspended slugger melky cabrerra. >> michael finney q and a just head. i'll answer your questions here a little later. >> enjoy sun while you can. we have dense fog followed by stormy weather. we'll take a look at storms coming up. >> taking a look at traffic on the san mateo bridge. headlights are heading towards hayward and points east. traffic moving well now for drivers heading towards san mateo. stay with us. the news at 4:00 continues right after this. 20-year-old died during a gun battle between soldiers and i gang of drug traffickers they were traveling within mexico. and also today, angus t jones who plays jake harper trashed the show calling it filth?r and told thempeople to stop warning jy posting a notice their words are copy righted but the message is a hoax. >> nasa asked scott kelly to take part in its longest mission yet. they will begin
, during hurricane katrina. >> i know what bad damage looks like. my katrina house, all the way up to the ceiling. >> reporter: katie and her neighbors have created a support system of sorts. >> just all closer together. >> reporter: they meet up every night and talk and eat by candlelight. >> without you, i'd be lost. >> reporter: but warm thoughts aren't enough. and many here now fear things will only get worse as the nights grow colder. talk about being stuck between a rock and a hard place. this car sandwiched between a utility pole and this is the boardwalk. some people say they've heard they're not going to get power restored for another month. we kept hearing, where is fema? where is the red cross? where are the elected officials? >> it's heartbreaking, linsey. >>> there's questions about whether the devastation from sandy could be prevented from happening again. some experts say it's possible, looking to places around the world, special sea barriers made to protect cities. john muller is in battery park where the storm surge hit new york so hard. john, good morning. >> repo
superstorm sandy could be among the most expensive in united states history. hurricane katrina cleanup and recovery cost merely 106 billion dollars, -- cost nearly 106 billion dollars. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >> the need is great and to help the people affected by sandy, you can text the words red cross to 90999 to donate $10 or call 1-800-red cross. or go to abc7news.com for a link to the red across website. >>> teenager accused of stealing a celebrity chef's lamborghini and shooting at two people set to race rearraignment today. a judge ruled two weeks ago there is enough evidence against 18-year-old max wade and ordered him to tan trial on various charges. police say wade stole guy fieri's lamborghini last year to impress a girl she rejected him wade is accused shooting at a car she was in with her boyfriend. >>> san leandro's ban on styrofoam takes effect today. restaurants must use compostable -- [ unintelligible ] businesses that don't comply will be given one warning. officials say they adopted the ordinance last year to protect the city's natural environment. san leandro joi
program behind hurricane katrina in 2005 and hurricane ike in 2008. as for stocks to watch, starbucks 4 quarter profit edging higher as new products help boost sales. starbucks planning on 1300 more stores next year also getting ready to roll out special products for the holidays, including christmas blend blonde roast. i'm jane king with the bloomberg business report. >>> united airlines rewarding passengers who help victims of sandy. united will give bonus miles to customers who donate money to relief efforts. customers can give to the red cross or feeding america. donations of $50 to $90 nine will earn 250 miles and a gift of $100 or more will get you 500 bonus miles. we posted the information on abc7news.com. >>> californians are more likely to carpool and use public transportation than anyone else in the country. more than 11% of commuters here carpool. compared to less than 1% across the rest of the country. more than 5% of californians use public transportation, slightly higher than the national average. our commute is three minutes longer than the national average. >>> east bay
the problems in hurricane katrina disaster. >> ordered that resources are available as soon as they needed them. not let the red tape get in the way of solving problems especially when it came to local utilities could restore power as quickly as possible. >> following today's meetings, they will fan out and visit storm damaged communities throughout the region. to make sure that necessary resources are being provided. mitt romney gave the republican address with his own comments. >> our thoughts and prayers are with those on the east coast. americans come together in times of crisis. our first impulse is to come to the aid of those in need. this time it will be no different and help our fellow americans recover from this tragic storm. >> terry: he went on to talk about the decision americans face in choosing the next president making a campaign statement that calls for a change at the top. >> san francisco is breaking ground to the tod on new library. they are going to be there at 11:00. ceremony is taking place at columbus and lombard. they will celebrate from performance beach blanket babylon
may excited the number destroyed by katrina. if so sandy would be the largest disaster to impact the country's vehicle. buyer beware check for signs of water damage and the car's history. live at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king. >>> we have our own winter storm that mike is watching. >>> first really cold one of the year that brings thunderstorms, first threat of frost, interesting pattern unfolding. good morning. thought we would start in san jose, downtown, low clouds, fog, reduced visibility. san jose international airport on time. north bay san rafael, driving too the fog if you are traveling down 101 this morning. watch out for that. we have flight arrival delays into sfo of 60 minutes. nothing at oakland, on time. live doppler, no areas of wet weather organized, misty driving the thicker clouds tomorrow we'll be seeing rain on doppler, be prepared for that today the transition from record high temperatures to average temperatures right now most of us in the low to upper 50s same around monterey bay gilroy 47. that transition because of slow sunshine today and bec
's second costliest storm behind hurricane katrina. nearly 67,000 hopes served by long island power authority are still without electricity. storm victims complain they are being help in the dark when it comes to getting information from that utility. new problem is gawkers residents say they feel like zoo animals with so many people driving by and snapping pictures. >>> latest victoria secret fashion show giving retailers more exposure. bloomberg business report is next >> new study out that expectant moms need to hear, next, possible link between common illness and autism. >>> unusual financial dilemma facebook is putting lucky peninsula communities in. >>> candlelight vigil in east bay honoring memory of 19-year-old murder victim. police are >>> welcome back. clouds and rain moving through the northern part of the state scattered showers one or two may leak into the north bay other than that it is going to be quiet and warmer. low to mid 60s, -- [ inaudible ] >>> important new health stud links flu during pregnancy to autism. the study looked at nearly 97,000 children 8 to 14. th
with the recovery. he said he wants to avoid the problems experienced in the hurricane katrina disaster. >>> ordered that resources be made available to states in the path of the storm as soon as they needed them. and i instructed my team not to let red tape and burr rock case get in the waive solving problems. especially when it came to making sure local utilities could restore power as quickly as possible. >> following the meeting they will fan out and visit storm-damaged areas throughout the region to see if resources are being provided. >>> it's a simple procedure, get a reverse mortgage and have to live in the home. how come the county moved a 92-year-old woman outta years ago and took a reverse mortgage out on her home? here's the latest i-team investigation. >>> my aunt loved that house, loved being home. it gave her memories of her husband. >> monte said her aunt, 92-year-old lilly, would never want to move out of her house. lilly suffers from dementia, but she and her husband planned to live out their last days here. sam died in 1995. >> my aunt would tell me that. your uncle said if anythi
in the hurricane katrina disaster. >>> ordered that resources be made available to states in the path of the storm as soon as they needed them. and i instructed my team not to let red tape and burr rock case k -- bureaucracy get in the waive solving problems. especially when it came to making sure local utilities could restore power as quickly as possible. >> following the meeting they will fan out and visit storm-damaged areas throughout the region to see if resources are being provided. >> san francisco is breaking ground today on a new north beach library. the city librarian and others will be on hand for the 11:00 ceremony at columbus and lombard. north beach residents will celebrate the new library project with performers and other musical entertainment. construction of the new branch library in north beach is funded by a $106 million voter-approved bond measure. furniture and equipment will come from the fundraising efforts by friends of the san francisco public library. >>> new this morning the san mateo city council will consider three options for regulating noisy leaf blowers on monday. i
those folks out. again, that takes me back to the katrina days. if this plan goes through with the fema trailers, need for temporary housing, there was a big situation down in louisiana where they found out months after the storm that there was a formaldehyde contamination problem inside those fema trailers. so make sure as they segue into temporary housing, they take precautions and ask about what they're getting because a lot of problems and some lawsuits in new orleans after katrina. >> you heard the dilemma some of the folks are in. they've been asked to evacuate, leave, maybe go to a shelter, dry, dry land, but they don't want to leave their homes because of looting. >> yeah, people want to protect their property. can't tell somebody they can't. so, now to some lighter moments from our storm coverage. we know about the bromance between new jersey governor chris christie and president obama. there is word that christie found closure with a target of his unrequited love. >> the one, the only bruce springsteen. christie said yesterday he got a hug from the rock star at a recent benefi
did hurricane katrina. >>> next door in new jersey, which suffered $30 billion in losses, governor chris christie, just announce thad he's running for re-election. christie's won praise and new found popularity with his handling of hurricane sandy. he says he is going to seek another term next year. so he can continue leading the state through the long recovery. and he, won back in 2009 by 86,000 votes. so far no democratic challenger has put their name in the hat, but we're hearing rumbles of potentially newark mayor cory booker. >>> another popular politician who has kind of gained some voice on the national stage. should be interesting. i wonder how two things will impact him in terms of his standing within the gop. number one, of course, the famous scene of christie and the president during hurricane sandy when he was very praiseworthy, you know, of the president, the speech at the convention, republican convention where he kind of talked, according to critics, talked a lot more about himself than governor romney. the stat was 17 minutes into the speech before he said the name
the folks down in the gulf coast experienced back in 2005 with katrina, and i found this online and wanted to read it and close out the week and show this way, this is a letter from new orleans to folks here in the northeast. it reads this. dear northeast, wow, is your week about to suck. potentially it will continue to be so for many months, but ultimately you'll come out it okay. people find a way. you will become very resourceful. you'll bond with your friends and neighbors in ways you never expected, and you'll have a lot of love and help from the rest of us from far away too. all that said i hope you're ready for a fight. there might be someone to tell you whatever happened it was punishment from god, that you're an idiot for where you live, that your homes should be abandoned. there will be a lot of people who will say it's your own damn fault, that you deserve this misery, that the rest of us should not be responsible for taking care of you, that you're not worth saving. don't listen to those people. we know what you're going to. if you need to, call us. you can stay with us as long
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